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Equinox, Owner of SoulCycle, Invests in Rumble
Posted: January 8, 2018 in Chains

EquinoxNEW YORK, N.Y. - Equinox, the high-performance lifestyle leader and operator of Equinox Fitness Clubs, Blink Fitness, Pure Yoga and SoulCycle, announced a significant minority stake in Rumble, a boxing-inspired group fitness company based in NYC. Read More...

Equinox Unveils “Commitment, A Collection by Equinox,” A Line of One-Of-A-Kind Luxury Products
Posted: January 2, 2018 in Chains

EquinoxNEW YORK, N.Y. - Equinox, a high-performance lifestyle leader, unveiled an unprecedented new take on its acclaimed "Commit To Something" campaign with "Commitment, A Collection by Equinox," featuring seven one-of-a-kind luxury goods inspired by the passion and persistence of some of the most committed people and organizations on earth. Read More...

Equinox Appoints Vimla Black Gupta As Chief Marketing Officer
Posted: December 5, 2017 in Chains

EquinoxNEW YORK, N.Y. - Equinox, a high-performance lifestyle leader, announced that Vimla Black Gupta, formerly Senior Vice President of Global Marketing at Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, has been named Chief Marketing Officer of Equinox Fitness Clubs. Gupta will oversee marketing strategy development and execution on behalf of Equinox and its growing portfolio of 91 fitness club locations, reporting directly to Niki Leondakis, Chief Executive Officer of Equinox Fitness Clubs. Read More...

Equinox Introduces Miracle Mile Location
Posted: November 7, 2017 in Chains

Equinox LOS ANGELES, CA - Equinox, the high-performance lifestyle leader, opened Miracle Mile, its 17th club in the greater Los Angeles area, located in the Wilshire Courtyard complex. Just a few blocks from LACMA, this new club combines Equinox's unparalleled service with the distinctive culture and community found along one of Los Angeles' most iconic corridors. "Equinox Miracle Mile is opening at a pivotal moment in the historic district's evolution," said John Klein, SVP of Real Estate for Equinox. "The club will unite a diverse group, from residents to those who work in the area, providing a hub for regeneration, fitness and community." Read More...

Equinox Unveils Fifth Boston Location In Seaport District
Posted: October 17, 2017 in Chains

EquinoxBOSTON, TX - Equinox, the high-performance lifestyle leader, opened its fifth Boston area location. Equinox Seaport combines the unparalleled service Equinox offers at each of its 90 global locations with unique Boston charm and character. Embodying the iconic nautical atmosphere of the transformed Boston Harbor, Equinox Seaport, otherwise known as “Port House,” has all of the elements that make it the ultimate destination for strengthening body, mind and community. Read More...

Cycle For Survival Launches 2018 Battle To Beat Rare Cancers In Times Square
Posted: September 25, 2017 in Chains

Cycle For SurvivalNEW YORK, N.Y. - Cycle for Survival, the movement to beat rare cancers, will celebrate the national launch of registration and fundraising for its 2018 signature rides with the Times Square Takeover on September 27, 2017. Nearly 1,000 supporters will take part, including rare cancer survivors, patients, caregivers, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) doctors and special guests. High-energy cycling rides will be led by instructors from Equinox, Cycle for Survival's founding partner, on more than 100 stationary bikes in the heart of Times Square. The event is presented by smartwater, Cycle for Survival's longstanding official hydration sponsor. TAG Heuer, the avant-garde of Swiss watchmaking, will debut its sponsorship as the Official Timepiece and Official Timekeeper of Cycle for Survival. Read More...

The 31st Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon Presented By Equinox Raised More Than $1,142,000 For Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Posted: September 17, 2017 in Chains

EquinoxMALIBU, CA - Athletes, celebrities, spectators and donors came out to support the 31st annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon, presented by Equinox, which raised more than $1,142,000 for Children's Hospital Los Angeles' Pediatric Cancer Research Program. Over 5,000 participants tested their fitness by swimming, biking and running in the waters and on the sands of Malibu to benefit this special cause. Read More...

The 31st Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon Presented By Equinox Makes Waves In Zuma Beach
Posted: September 12, 2017 in Chains

EquinoxMALIBU, CA - The Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox, one of the nation's largest triathlons, hosts its 31st annual race on September 17, 2017 at Zuma Beach in Malibu, California. Thousands of participants will gather to compete in the half-mile ocean swim, 17-mile bike ride and 4-mile run. The Nautica Malibu Triathlon, presented by Equinox, helps support the Pediatric Cancer Research Program at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles, which focuses on discovering cures and preventative solutions for childhood cancers. Read More...

Cycle for Survival Invests $34 Million in Rare Cancer Research in 2017
Posted: September 1, 2017 in Chains

Cycle For Survival NEW YORK, N.Y. - Cycle for Survival, the movement to beat rare cancers, announced funding plans for the $34 million raised in 2017 by its extraordinary community. 100% of this record-breaking total goes to rare cancer research and clinical trials to improve how cancer is diagnosed and treated. Cycle for Survival's annual indoor team cycling events, led by instructors from the movement's founding partner Equinox, took place in February and March in 16 cities across the country. Read More...

Equinox Fitness Clubs Receives Investment from L Catterton
Posted: July 11, 2017 in Chains

EquinoxNEW YORK, N.Y. and GREENWICH, CT - Equinox, the high performance lifestyle leader, announced a significant minority investment from L Catterton, the largest and most global consumer-focused private equity firm in the world. Read More...

Equinox Unveils New Brickell Heights Location In Miami
Posted: June 13, 2017 in Chains

EquinoxMIAMI, FL - Equinox, the high-performance lifestyle leader, opened the doors of its fifth location in the Miami area. Equinox Brickell Heights combines the unparalleled service Equinox offers at each of its 89 global locations with its own glamourous Miami experience. Equinox Brickell Heights embodies the best of modern-day Miami, with elements that make it the ultimate destination for strengthening the body and the community. Design details include a panoramic yoga studio, wraparound pool deck and cabanas, floor-to-ceiling windows, over 8,000 square feet of strength and cardio equipment, luxurious locker rooms, steam rooms, a full-service spa, juice bar and café and more. Read More...

Maria Shriver And Equinox Sports Clubs Announce Expanded MOVE FOR MINDS 2017, A Groundbreaking Initiative Of The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement To Raise Funds For Women-Based Research
Posted: May 24, 2017 in Chains

EquinoxLOS ANGELES, CA - Maria Shriver and Equinox Sports Clubs, a high performance lifestyle leader in health and fitness, have a newly expanded MOVE FOR MINDS experience scheduled for Sunday, June 4, bringing together women across the country to increase awareness of Alzheimer's as a women's disease and raise necessary research funds to find a cure for it. Read More...

Equinox Unveils New Location In Century City
Posted: May 3, 2017 in Chains

EquinoxLOS ANGELES, CA - Equinox, a high performance lifestyle leader, announced the opening of its newest Southern California club in Century City. Expanded and located in the new Westfield center, the 30,000-square foot club combines the unparalleled service that Equinox offers at each of its 88 global locations with its own, distinctively “Hollywood” experience. Read More...

Equinox Unveils First East Bay Club in Berkeley
Posted: April 6, 2017 in Chains

EquinoxSAN FRANCISCO, CA - Equinox, the high performance lifestyle leader, announced the opening of its first club in Berkeley, California. Located in close proximity of the world-renowned university, the 30,000-square foot club combines the unparalleled experience that Equinox offers at each of its 87 global locations with touches that feel unmistakably "Berkeley." Read More...

Cycle For Survival Raises A Record-Breaking $34 Million In One Year To Beat Rare Cancers
Posted: April 3, 2017 in Chains

Cycle For SurvivalNEW YORK, N.Y. - Cycle for Survival, the movement to beat rare cancers, raised $34 million in 2017 through its indoor team cycling events, the most raised in a single year in the history of the movement. Cycle for Survival's overall fundraising total since it started in 2007 is $140 million, of which $110 million was raised in the past four years. 100% of every dollar is allocated within six months to groundbreaking rare cancer research and clinical trials led by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, which owns and operates Cycle for Survival. Read More...

Equinox Appoints Niki Leondakis As CEO Of Equinox Fitness Clubs
Posted: March 6, 2017 in Chains

EquinoxNEW YORK, N.Y. - Equinox, the high performance lifestyle leader, announced that Niki Leondakis, formerly CEO of Two Roads Hospitality, will join the company as Chief Executive Officer of Equinox Fitness Clubs. Leondakis will oversee all facets of Equinox Fitness Clubs, head the executive leadership team and report directly to Harvey Spevak, who will step into the role of Executive Chairman and Managing Partner of Equinox Holdings, Inc. Read More...

Equinox Unveils 2017 “Commit to Something” Campaign; Confronts Bold Issues Rarely Explored in Advertising
Posted: January 3, 2017 in Chains

EquinoxNEW YORK, N.Y. - Equinox, a high-performance lifestyle leader, unveiled its 2017 advertising campaign, re-envisioning the theme of "Commit to Something" as an intimate, provocative and deeply moving exploration of personal identity. A series of seven images shot by world-renowned fashion photographer Steven Klein, the campaign confronts current cultural issues and asserts that commitment has the power to define who we are in the deepest sense. Read More...

Equinox Bond St. Opens as New Center for High Performance Living in Lower Manhattan
Posted: December 12, 2016 in Chains

EquinoxNEW YORK, N.Y. - Equinox, a high performance lifestyle leader, announced the opening of Equinox Bond St., an iconic new location in the brand’s rapidly expanding portfolio. Located at Zero Bond Street, the club marks the company’s 30th club in New York City and 85th globally. Situated in a neighborhood where fashion, food and art converge, Equinox Bond St. sets a new standard for luxury fitness offerings in the center of lower Manhattan. Read More...

Equinox And Maria Shriver Partner On Move For Minds 2017
Posted: November 23, 2016 in Chains

EquinoxNEW YORK, N.Y. - Equinox CEO Harvey Spevak announced at the company’s High Performance Living Summit in New York City, that Equinox, a leader in high performance living, will once again partner with Maria Shriver and the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement on their highly successful Move for Minds event, a first-of-its-kind crowd-funding and awareness-raising live experience focused on brain and body health. Read More...

Equinox Expands Presence to West Coast of Canada With First Vancouver Location
Posted: November 16, 2016 in Chains

EquinoxVANCOUVER, B.C. - Equinox, a high performance lifestyle leader, announced the opening of Equinox Vancouver, its first club on the West Coast of Canada and 84th club globally. The club opens to enthusiastic reception from the active Vancouver community who live and work at and around the city centre location. The area, long known as a hub for business, shopping and entertainment, lacked options for its health-minded residents, making Equinox a functional addition to an already vibrant neighborhood. Read More...

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